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05. Nov, 2014 18:53 (HKT)

WEEKLY SPECIAL: Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1, Atelier Escha & Logy, Senran Kagura 2 Shinko, and MORE!


Welcome to our Weekly Special! Every week we feature a selection of titles for less so you can play without all the pay! We've got great games at even better prices!

Following the Weekly Specials tradition, there is no maximum number of purchase. Please do bear in mind that you cannot use any further coupons or free shipping with our Weekly Special offers.

Note: Assassin's Creed The Americas Collection has been replaced by Senran Kagura 2 Shinku for the 3DS.


HYPERDIMENSION NEPTUNIA RE;BIRTH 1

PlayStation®Vita [RPG]

Hyperdimension Neptunia has arrived in the West! Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 is a complete revamp of the original PS3 title Hyperdimension Neptunia - including a laundry list of improvements to the graphics, battle system, game mechanics, and events!

The fourth wall takes a pretty obvious beating in Rebirth 1, set in the the world of 'Gameindustri' - protected by four power-hungry Goddesses called 'CPU'. The whole game is littered with video game references - and the incredibly meta 'Console War' is a pretty apt parody of the last generation of consoles. Players will take on the role of Neptune, whose childish personality and plethora of energy makes for a fun character to journey with!

The battle system is a huge improvement on its own and borrows the system used in Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory, abandoning the traditional standing line-up battles featured previously and replacing it with a free-movement combat system. Returning players will find the 'Scout System' missing and the 'Remake System' in its place. This new system allows players to customize and make changes to to the game itself by obtaining plans for discs. 


Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1PlayStation VitaUS US$ 44.991-5d


ATLIER ESCHA & LOGY: ALCHEMISTS OF THE DUSK SKY

PlayStation®3 [RPG]

Take on the role of two powerful alchemists and be enchanted in this world of adventure, exploration and wonder in Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky. Expect to relish the beauty of the prosperous Twilight Land that has been carved by the power of alchemy; be captivated by exploring the floating “The Unexplored Ruin.” Alchemists of the Dusk Sky is the 15th game in Atelier series, developed by Gust Co. Ltd. and published by Tecmo Koei.

At the beginning of the game, players will choose between the two main protagonists: Escha Malier and Logix Ficsario. Fans of Atelier series will be thrilled by the story of Escha, as she progresses in the day to day activities of an alchemist. For Logy, or Logix, focus more on world exploration in a darker tale as he is responsible in dealing complicated circumstances. Unleash the power of alchemy and experience the fun in creating new items by combining different objects using “Item Synthesis”, and create armor and weapons in the “Drilling/ Training” system. Though “Item Synthesis” is the expertise of Escha and “Drilling/Training” is for Logix, it’s possible for them to use both systems. Use of these systems will increase both character's alchemy level.


Atelier Escha and Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk SkyPlayStation 3US sold


ASSASSIN'S CREED IV: BLACK FLAG

PlayStation®4 [Action Adventure]

As a Pirate it is your right to rule both land and seas! In the Caribbean, Black Flag allows you to set sail in 1715, the Golden Age of Piracy, and plunder to your heart's content as the pirate captain Edward Kenway. 

Much like the previous installments in the franchise, the mixture of action and history grabs the player, drops a sword and pistol into their hand, and crowns you the Assassin in a strange new world. Sail the seven seas, and engage in massive naval battles for your life and gold. With 50 different locations to explore, each new one will fully immerse the player in a world both inspired and afraid by the piracy of the time. 

The title being based largely at sea means that your ship is just as important as you are, and Ubisoft have opened up the option to customize and upgrade your ship to be your very own war machine. As you explore you will come across hidden treasures, very rare animals to hunt, and even underwater wrecks.


Assassin's Creed IV: Black FlagPlayStation 4US US$ 24.9924h

 


SENRAN KAGURA 2 SHINKO

Nintendo3DS™ 

Unabashed with its approach in delivering what the people really want, Senran Kagura delivers once again.

What the people really wanted was a sequel; Senran Kagura 2 Shinku aka Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson takes this notorious series to another level with 2 new female characters, improvements on gameplay, fanservice and fanservice.

New to the series is the introduction of tag-team play; players will use the "Pair Battle" function where they will be able to fight using two paired- up characters. The unique aspect of this pairing is that any character from the game can be teamed up - from rivals or friends, certain character combinations will elicit certain special movesets, supermoves, combos and counters. As well, increased damage as well as a special tag-team attack scenes can be achieved, but this depends on how well the player performs with a pairing. 

Another exciting development for Senran Kagura 2 is Co-op play! It's hasn't been confirmed if there will be co-op over the internet, but local co-op is a definite.

Finally, the costume destruction features in Senran Kagura 2 is getting revamped! Destroyed clothing will be seamless, and enemies not exclusive to bosses will get stripped down just the same. After defeating an enemy, players can examine them in the reference library mode. 


Senran Kagura 2 ShinkuNintendo 3DSJPN US$ 19.9924h


ALIEN: ISOLATION

PlayStation®3 [Stealth Action]

Are the rumors true? Could this be the Alien game we were promised? The Alien game we deserve!? 

Alien: Isolation is largely focused on stealth mechanics, and unlike most video game adaptations of the Alien franchise Alien: Isolation features few Aliens throughout its duration requiring the player to go unnoticed in order to survive being hunted. That doesn't mean there is no shooting, you will encounter humans and androids to get your FPS fill but it should not consume the gameplay. In fact, increasing your light or sound makes it all the easier to be found. 

All that said the most exciting aspect of the game is the Alien and it's AI, and how it will track down our protagonist. Both you and the Alien will have ways to thwart each other through the non-linear level (reportedly featuring multiple exit and entry points) but the developer's goal is to make you feel like the AI is tracking you, learning from you, and toying with you. If that isn't unnerving enough, you will be unable to track the Alien's specific location and have no information at all if the Alien is not moving. 

Adding to the immersion, the game will feature no on-screen HUD forcing you to inhibit your attention while using your inventory items to gather information. The developers even go so far as to introduce a depth-of-field effect making it impossible to see the Alien's location and what is in front of you at the same time. Alien: Isolation also features a crafting system allowing the player to create weapons and tools to defend themselves. The items used for crafting appear in randomized locations throughout the levels, forcing players to explore in order to find them on each playthrough instead of memorizing their locations. 


Alien: Isolation (Nostromo Edition)PlayStation 3US US$ 15.5924h


WATCH DOGS

PlayStation®3 [Action Adventure]

Watch Dogs can easily be labeled as a GTA for the technological gangsters. Instead of stealing cars, you are stealing something much more valuable: information, and a lot of it. Find specific targets to eliminate, or scan the crowd for a victim to latch your bugs onto. Retrieve bank data, hack phones, their demographic information – all to either catch them yourself or save them if their life is important to your interests.

There is more to the game that just being a hack-sim, you also have to do the dirty work yourself! Combat has a large focus on stealth mechanics and parkour so you can get around fast and evade or close in on enemies in a Third Person Shooter-style. Follow the digital connections as you track people’s every move – but not just people, the whole city of Chicago. As the main setting for the game, you will experience beautifully created graphics that do justice to the real city.


Watch DogsPlayStation 3US US$ 34.991w


ADVENTURE TIME: EXPLORE THE DUNGEON BECAUSE I DON'T KNOW!

Nintendo3DS™ [Dungeon Crawler]

Adventure Time,
C'mon grab your friends,
We'll go to very
distant lands. With
Jake the Dog and
Finn the Human,
The fun will never
end, it's Adventure Time!

If you can't pull this song out of your head, it's because you are awesome. Continue your addiction to Pendleton Ward's Adventure Time and follow Finn, Jake, Marceline and even Cinnamon Bun on a 4 player co-op dungeon crawler into the 100 floors of the massive Secret Royal Dungeon!

Featuring voice overs from the original cast, weapons and items from the show as well as the MIND of Mr. Ward, and bosses and enemies as seen on TV™, always know what time it is because I DON'T KNOW! 


Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW!Nintendo 3DSUS US$ 9.9924h


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